Oops! I’m here! I had a particularly busy day yesterday, including an eye appointment long overdue, and if it’s at all possible, I just forgot to post on Schmate over the weekend. I was having too nice of a weekend: flurries! Fido! quality time with JD! It was a great.
What I also loved so much about this weekend was how chilly it was, the snow that remained on the ground, and the general “wintry” feeling. I love the winter. I’m quite the warm-blooded gal, and getting through a day without non-exercised-induced perspiration is a good day.
So when it was particularly chilly last week (ie: in the single digits), JD turned to me and said, “I need a scarf.”
“Do you want me to knit you one or do you need a ‘real’ one, like from JoS. A. Bank?” I asked.
“I need a real one.”
I had knitted him one when we first started dating. At that time, my knitting was so-so, at best, and I chose a color and style that was fuzzy and feminine. He had sweetly accepted it as a gift, but I did not see him wearing it that much post-gift exchange. Looking back, I agree with his choice! So, I went in search of some cool, manly scarves, one that I knew my cute hubby would like. Here’s what I found (including several sales):
I went right to JoS. A. Bank. One in particular I like is on-sale ($52) and cashmere… so nice!
I was kind of surprised but J.Crew only had a few men’s scarves. This mini-check wool scarf (on sale for $19.99) is really nice.
I really like the manly plaid of this one from Gap (on sale for $14.99). Apparently, January is when you buy scarves!
How about this beauty from Brooks Brothers?
JUST KIDDING. That one is kind of … horrific. Sorry, Brooks Brothers… just because that scarf costs $174 does not mean it looks classy.
And, you can’t go wrong with Target…. this particular one looks like JD should be chopping wood with an ax in the snow!
Ok, so I went off course a little with picking out “masculine” scarves, but this is what is available in January, non-Etsy, and at reasonable prices. Which should JD get?